University of Southern California

Dates and Deadlines

For start and end dates of future semesters please consult the USC Academic Calendar at

Application deadlines

Complete applications should be submitted by

May 1 for fall semester
November 1 for spring semester

The final deadline for consideration of applications from current USC students is the third week of the semester in which the student intends to be admitted. Admission is granted for a specific semester/term only. Deferment of enrollment to a later semester is not automatically permitted. Should an applicant need to defer enrollment, a request to do so must be submitted to the program director. Approval is not guaranteed.